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school matsh and science performance across the state increased. [applause] . i know that we have many of our state superintendents in attendance, please. if you would please rise and be recognized for t hard work that you do. [applause] these are small steps, but they're steps to buildn, and we will. wh we can never do though, is fall backwards. my pledge to parents, students and educators is to always move ahead. of coue, our efforts to improve education cannot focus only on the very young. the nevada system of higher education has been an important part of our state's success since its founding. and it has become an even more important player in our economic development efforts. i am pleased and honored to have the hancellor, both as a member of my cabinet a as an active member of the state economic development board. mr. chancellor, i know you're here. if you'd please stand. [applause] with the chancellos support, we are creating new courses of study at unr and unlv focused specifically on the sectors we are targeting for economic growth. unlv is working with my office of economic
is the ranking member on house ways and means committee. is that this is sponsored by the christian science monitor. it is one hour. >> thank you for coming. i am david cote from the monitor. our guest this morning is representative sander levin of. he is a detroit native. he has a masters in international relations from harvard and was elected to the michigan state senate in 1964 and service the senate minority leader. under the current administration he was under the agency for international development and was elected to the house in 1980 to four years after his brother carl was elected to the senate. in march 2010, he won the battle of chairman of the ways and means committee. there is no embargo and breakfast is over except that c-span has agreed not to use video of the sessions session for at least two hours after the represent. to help c-span, if you happen to be sitting there microphone and you ask a question, pullet close to you. if not, they will come around you with a boom microphone. finally, if you send me a signal, i will do my best to answer questions and comments. >> thank
in math and science. teachers have more support and flexibility to respond to student's individual needs and standards and accountability are high. but achievement gaps persist. and they will until we go deeper. every educator knows that reading sufficiency by the third grade determines academics. achievement gaps begin to form in the early years. today in massachusetts only 61% of all third graders are proficient in english language arts. for african-american 38%. hispanic 38%. toddlers, ingrant -- infants, other precoolers, 30,000 of them are on the wait list for early education opportunities. let's ensure that every child in massachusetts has access to high quality early education. [applause] we know from educators, academic research and from our own experience as parents that investing in our children at the young age pays huge dividends for them and for our community as a whole. let once again fund k-12 education higher than we did last year. our lead in education is too important to lose. our competitors state, competitor countries are not slowing down. neither should we. and as we
suggested they put a green card to the diplomas of seniors getting advanced degrees in science and technology and engineering and math. we need to expand the program, and at the same time, we need effective visa programs and on skilled seasonal workers as well. number five, immigration reform must include an effective and efficient verification system. such a system can and must prevent unlawful employment and one of those employers and employees play by the rules and protect america's fundamental rights and we must protect our border through smart enforcement. now, according to the migration policy institute, immigration enforcement takes share of federal law enforcement spending. today it did not undocumented migration is at or below zero. but we must realize that we will not meet our immigration challenge through the enforcement alone. the goal of our immigration enforcement policy should be to remove real threats to our borders and inside our country. we should report serious offenders and we should not deport people who have a lack of papers is there serious crime. we wrot
higher homicide rates typically buy guns until my people? as they understand the social science research, it's never been definitively established. we have particularly in the south, a general sense people are responsible for their own self protection they need weaponry and also a higher prevalence rate in the south. it's hard to distinguish what causes that situation. >> we can't isolate. it's the first time for the research to violent crime goes down. minicity video. i've never heard that. to isolate this is wrong. one thing is pretty 94 crime bill community thirty-year crinkling up late james wilson a sociologist at bay are going to have to get used to this. that policy begins to decline in crime this was violence have a comprehensive approach that more police on the street doing community policing from getting guns off the street the assault weapons ban. it has a three strikes you're out, what is rated at that point, the basically considered afterschool program is the midnight basketball. but it had a comprehensive approach for all types of crimes federal crimes. when we talk about
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